Confusion

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by chickenman620, Oct 22, 2014.

  1. chickenman620

    chickenman620 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] Well ive had these two austras for a month and they arent laying... Now im curious as to the reason for their noticeable differences. It looks like a roo but has no fluffy tail or spurs
     
  2. chickenman620

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    I had got 4 total but gave the other 2 to a friend didnt really notice this till i had just these 2 running around
     
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    I would suggest taking a nice photo of each bird that shows the whole bird (beak to tail, legs included) so we can look for key indicators of gender that will be visible.
     
  4. chickenman620

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  7. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    Well, that is an impressive comb for a hen on the top photo, but I can't say the feathering exactly identifies it as a rooster... yet. How old are they, do you know? They may be a bit slower to develop. My guess at this stage is one is a cockerel and one is a pullet.
     
  8. chickenman620

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    I think the lady told me they were 8 or 9 months
     

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